Serbia, Macedonia limiting entry of refugees by nationality

Serbia and Macedonia have begun allowing refugee passage to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans, the UN refugee agency said Thursday. All other refugees were being turned back, with currently 100 trapped in no mans land.

Serbia, Macedonia limiting entry of refugees by nationality

World Bulletin / News Desk

Serbia has begun allowing only Syrian, Iraqi and Afghan refugees through the country on the main refugee route to northern Europe, a UN refugee agency spokeswoman said Thursday.

"Since yesterday afternoon Serbian authorities allow into the country only refugees from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq," when they have documents to prove it, said spokeswoman Melita Sunjic.

She said Macedonia was also limiting refugees from certain countries including Liberia, Morocco, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Sudan.

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 19 Kasım 2015, 11:50
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